5. October Workshops

 Wrekin Writer Workshops – Part of the 

Wellington Literary Festival

Saturday 15th October 2016


Great fun was had by all, at this year’s event. Our thanks go to our guest speakers:

Janet Doody – Local History Research for Writers

Jan Doody

Janet Doody is the author of Shropshire – Remembering 1914-18, published by The History Press. Drawing upon her experience teaching family history at TCAT and her work at the Ironbridge Gorge Museums, this workshop will show writers how to research local history for their own writing projects

Jean AtkinJean Atkin – The Cabinet of Curiosities

Jean Atkin is an award-winning poet, writer and experienced educator, based in Shropshire. She was Poet in Residence for Wenlock Poetry Festival in 2015. This Cabinet of Curiosities workshop drew upon a selection of strange objects to inspire poetry through the wonder of curiosity. www.jeanatkin.com



Jean kindly sent us these photos she took while we were busy being inspired!

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Planning is now underway for 2017’s workshops.